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καταμύω , Ep. aor. inf. καμμῦσαι v.l. in Batr.191; καμμύειν, aor. ἐκάμμυσα, etc., also in later Gr.,
A.v. καμμύω:—close the eyes, “κ. τὰ βλέφαραX.Cyn.5.11; “τὰ ὄμματαHp.Epid.7.83; “τοὺς ὀφθαλμούςLXX(v. καμμύω)“; τὸ τῆς ψυχῆς ὄμμαPh.1.645, cf. 2.414; “κ. τῷ νοερῷ ὄμματιM.Ant.4.29: more freq. alone, close the eyes, Str.6.1.14; “κ. ὑπ᾽ ἐκπλήξεωςPhilostr.VA6.11: hence, drop asleep, doze, Batr. l. c., Ar.V.92: euphem. for καταθνῄσκειν, Luc.DMeretr.7.2, D.L.4.49. [υ_ in pres., Hedyl. ap. Ath.8.345a: in aor., Batr. l. c.; v. μύω.]
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 92
    • Strabo, Geography, 6.1.14
    • Xenophon, On Hunting, 5.11
    • Lucian, Dialogi meretricii, 7.2
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Life of Apollonius of Tyana, 6.11
    • Marcus Aurelius, M. Antonius Imperator Ad Se Ipsum, 4.29
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